Category: Bluegrass recording news

Bobby Osborne to PledgeMusic

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At a time when most artists are slowing down a bit, bluegrass balladeer Bobby Osborne is still out there working and trying new things. Now 84 years old, Osborne has announced that he has started a crowd funding campaign with PledgeMusic to allows all his […]

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Croweology coming May 31

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rickey Wasson became synonymous with the sound of J.D. Crowe & The New South during the band’s final years. Singing lead and playing guitar, Rickey’s rich, soulful baritone covered all the hits Crowe had recorded with legends like Tony Rice, Keith Whitley, or Richard Bennett at […]

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New album coming from Rob & Trey

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has announced a July 8 release date for The Country Blues, the sophomore project from Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley. Their unique sound is based on Rob’s stunning mastery of the reso-guitar and Trey’s soulful country/bluegrass singing and flatpicking guitar. Their act started as […]

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Long I Ride from Special C

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Special Consensus has a long and storied history in bluegrass music. The Chicago-based outfit, headed by founding banjoist Greg Cahill, has been recording and touring worldwide for 41 years. We spoke recently with Greg about the band, and their new album, Long I Ride, due […]

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Poor Boy’s Pleasure from Junior Sisk this weekend

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This coming weekend at the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival in Floyd, VA Junior Sisk will officially release his first album for Mountain Fever Records, Poor Boy’s Pleasure. Fans will be able to purchase a copy at the festival, where Junior and Rambler’s Choice […]

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ClayBank to Rural Rhythm

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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ClayBank, a new bluegrass group from western North Carolina is on the move again. This hard-driving young band – with one token veteran – has just signed with Rural Rhythm Records in Nashville. They expect to complete their debut project this summer for a fall 2016 […]

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Kentucky Mountain Trio to Mountain Fever

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Fever Records has signed Heidi and Ryan Greer, traditional bluegrass and Gospel singers who perform as Kentucky Mountain Trio. The husband and wife duet team come from the fertile bluegrass region of eastern Kentucky, where hard living and inspirational songs have been a part […]

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The Price Sisters to Rebel Records

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rebel Records has announced the signing of The Price Sisters to the label. This pair of Ohio youngsters, twins Lauren and Leanna Price, have already at 21 years of age become established and experienced performers on the festival circuit. Both are students at the Kentucky Center for […]

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Harlan Road coming from NewTown

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has announced July 8 for the release date for Harlan Road, their next album for Kentucky’s NewTown. It’s been three years since we’ve had a new project from this talented group, fronted by the husband/wife team of Kati Penn and Jr. Williams. […]

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Kissin’ Comes Easy from Front Country

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Front Country has been teasing their fans this past few weeks, releasing previews each Friday from their upcoming EP, Mixtape. It’s a five track project of cover songs that the band likes to perform, which they cut to satisfy fan requests in between full-length albums. […]

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